DIVISION (I.) INDIVIDUAL VOLITION
Subservience to Ends
Preparation. –N. provision, providence, anticipation, precaution, predisposition, forecast (plan), rehearsal, arrangement, clearance, adjustment, tuning, outfit, armament, array, ripening, maturation, evolution, elaboration, concoction, digestion, gestation, hatching, incubation, sitting, groundwork, datum, first stone, cradle, stepping-stone, foundation, scaffold, training, inurement, novitiate, brewing, ploughing, semination, cultivation, readiness, ripeness, mellowness, maturity, teacher, coach, trainer, pioneer, packer, stevedore, warming-pan.
Non-preparation. –N. inculture, inconcoction, improvidence, immaturity, crudity, rawness, abortion, disqualification, nature, state of nature, virgin soil, unweeded garden, rough diamond, neglect, rough copy, germ, raw material, improvisation (impulse).
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.